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as coming in with the latest report. so it does suggest this economy is gaining steam and that has lifted the president just a few points but that makes all the difference in this cycle. >> perry, your latest article is titled i want to be able to say this on tv, it's the obama care, stupid. why election 2012 is about health care, not the economy. but explain to me what you mean. >> what i mean is we've talked a lot about the economy. bill clinton has, president obama has, mitt romney has in reality the president has very limited control over how the economy works and whether jobs are created or not. this is something out of the president's control. mitt romney says he'll create 12 million jobs. but a lot of analysts say 12 million jobs are created whether it's mitt romney, president obama or alex witt as the president. not clear the president has that much power over the economy. on health care the president has a lot of power in terms of what he can do. mitt romney wants to repeal health care which will be a big change. president obama wants to implement the health care bill which reall
on the banks that crashed our economy. medicare voucherized. >> president obama also talking about avoiding the fiscal cliff which would trigger tax hikes and spending cuts two short months from now. he says he wants to work with congressional republicans on it. >> i've said to folks, i'll go to capitol hill. i'll wash john boehner's car. i'll walk mitch mcconnell's dog. i'll do whatever is required to get this done. >> president obama heads to new hampshire a bit later today for a stop in nashua. vice president biden is scheduled to hold an event in lynch burg, virginia. >>> now we go to ohio where nbc's ron mott is on that bus tour with paul ryan. hello to you ron again. where are you in the many stops on that bus tour today? >> reporter: hey there, alex. i've got to get my back stretched out. we've got five stops as you mentioned here today. three more tomorrow. eight in total. 400 plus miles over the next two days with paul ryan. right now we're in janesville, ohio. just wrapping up a speech here. a lot of people are wondering why so much attention on ohio? this state may be the one tha
you think the u.s., our economy, is finally on the road to recovery, and it's a good like for sure thing? >> alex, it really depends on who you ask. as you said, the gdp is growing at a slow rate. it went up 2% between july and september. and that actually beats the estimate once put out there at 1.8%, economists were saying. now the gdp has been growing for the last 13 straight quarters. so that's grown the last three years. unemployment is also at an all-time low. that's definitely adding some optimism. but nay sayers are saying the economy isn't growing fast enough. the white house projected the economy to grow at 4.3%. that was after the stimulus package was passed. and they're also saying that we're really going to have to see, wait to see until after the election. the first quarter of 2013 to see if there's really some change there. >> sustainable there. you know 80 is the new 65. i mean there's this new study out there about a third of americans are planning to work now into their 80s. so why is that? and can you talk about retirement costs? how much that would be today? >>
believes if you look had 40 years from now, a thoughtful, long-term approach to make a robust economy. they felt mitt romney got the nod that way, and governor romney had a better set of tools to break through the gridlock in washington, d.c. a lot of speculation as to why they may have endorsed mitt romney. they did give him an interview face to face. they said that had nothing to do with anything. that's from rick green, that said, how big a deal is this in a swing state like ohio? a paper with this record. or iowa rather. a paper that has this record, a paper considered to be a liberal-leaning paper. does this have influence? >> normally i would say no. i work for a newspaper, i like to think we're all powerful. but i think there are limits on endorsements, but in the case of "the des moines register," a very influential paper in iowa, as you just said. i do think it can make a difference, especially when it's seen as stirring the pot as this one is. if they endorsed president obama, i think that would have probably been interpreted as what was expected. we would have taken note of
an economy that is in recovery. he referenced friday's jobs report to do it. take a listen. >> in 2008 we were in the middle of two wars, and the worst economic crisis since the great depression. today our businesses have created nearly 5.5 million new jobs and this morning we learned the company's hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> president obama has a frenetic campaign today straight through election day today, alex. he will make stops in wisconsin, iowa, and virginia, where he will be stumping with former president bill clinton. >> it promises to be an exciting and very rapid day out there. thank you so much. we'll see you again from the trail, kristen. we have more headlines from the campaign trail. mitt romney drew his largest crowd yet in ohio last night with 18,000 supporters in westchester. >> now i have a question for you, are you finally ready for real change? as you know, four years ago, candidate barack obama promised to do so very much. but he's fallen so very short. >> after governor romney first stop this morning in new hampshire he
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